National Roots Day - December 23
Sat, Dec 23, 2023

National Roots Day

National Roots Day is celebrated during the Christmas holiday season! This is an important family holiday when people come together to visit relatives and share stories, revealing the family pedigree.


America has always welcomed migrants, who sought a better life and assimilated into the country’s traditions, often changing their names. National Roots Day was created to honor the history of the family, so that people don’t forget their origins. Although the creator of the holiday is unknown, it has been celebrated in the USA for 40 years and is becoming increasingly popular.

Interesting facts

  • The most detailed and one of the oldest family trees in the world belongs to the Japanese imperial family.
  • Researching genealogy is like a detective field – it is very exciting!
  • The easiest and most accessible source of information is relatives. There are also many resources available online to find out more about specific families.

How to take part

To get involved in National Roots Day, you can learn useful information about creating pedigrees, take a notebook and pen to a meeting with relatives, and write down anything they tell you. You can also share stories with the younger generation and emphasize the importance of knowing as much as possible about the family. If you need help, contact experts who have professional skills and can help you to uncover the secrets of your family.

When is National Roots Day celebrated in 2023?

National Roots Day is observed on December 23 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Friday December 23 2023
Sunday December 23 2024
Monday December 23 2025
Tuesday December 23 2026

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